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The case for quantum plasmonics

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The discrete quantum nature of plasmons may be exploited to make efficient single-photon sources. Despite the losses associated with metallic resonators, advantages over dielectric counterparts exist when it comes to producing efficient quantum emitters.

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  1. Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi is at the Centre for Nano Optics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark

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  2. Jacob B. Khurgin is at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA

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